Expert reviewed Alzheimer’s and Dementia News

Month: April 2018

America’s Toughest Job | Caregiving
By Jennifer Sellers Caregiving for a loved one with dementia is challenging. Identifying and dealing with common frustrations can help…
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Making Sure That Pets Get the Care They Deserve
A pet trust ensures funds and day-to-day care for pets By Kevin Gault Edited by Bernard A. Krooks, JD, CPA,…
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The Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation Earns Coveted 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator for the 7th Consecutive Year
New York, NY, April 2018 – The Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation’s outstanding financial stewardship and commitment to accountability…
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High Blood Sugar Tied to Memory Decline
High levels of blood sugar are associated with declines in thinking and memory skills, a new study reports. The higher…
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Fitness in Midlife Tied to Lower Dementia Risk in Old Age
Need more incentive to work out? Women who had high levels of physical fitness in middle age were almost 90…
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Growing the Distance
Tips for traveling with someone with dementia so you can stress less. By Margie Monin Dombrowski When you’re caring for…
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Doctor’s Orders: Exercise for the Sake of Your Brain
Exercising twice a week may improve thinking and memory skills in people with mild cognitive impairment, a form of brain…
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Positive Beliefs About Aging May Help Fend Off Alzheimer’s
Having positive feelings about growing old may help to ward off Alzheimer’s disease, a new study reports. The study found…
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